Rabindranath Tagore’s memorial wall inaugurated
New Delhi – Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Swedish embassy jointly inaugurated a Nobel Memorial Wall at at a busy interchange here Saturday to display different facets of the life of Rabindranath Tagore.
The Wall, which was jointly inaugurated by Swedish Ambassador Harald Sandberg and DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh, will be on display Nov 9- 15 at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station.
“This is a unique way to honour the Nobel laureates from India and give our youth an opportunity to know about such famous personalities, while they are on the move,” said Mangu Singh.
“It is a matter of pride for us to host the Nobel Memorial Wall with the Embassy of Sweden to honour Rabindranath Tagore. The contribution of his work has given India recognition all over the world,” he added.
On the occasion, Sandberg said that this was a great initiative to commemorate the great minds that India has given to the world. The Nobel Memorial Wall will help the commuters to know about the life of such eminent personalities.
“I believe metro stations are the best place to exhibit such things, as I have got to know that than fifteen lakh people use metro to commute daily,” he added.
The Nobel Memorial Wall will also be exhibited at the Huda City Center Metro station.